Teen jailed for 'Corrie' murder

A 15-year-old boy has been jailed for 16 years for killing his mother with a hammer after claiming he was inspired by a plot from Coronation Street.

Daniel Bartlam attacked Jacqueline at their home before burning her body.

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Boy jailed after murder 'inspired by Coronation Street plot'

A 15-year-old boy has been detained for 16 years for killing his mother with a hammer after being inspired by a plot from Coronation Street.

Daniel Bartlam killed his mother Jacqueline in a hammer attack at their home before burning her body.

Today the judge at Nottingham Crown Court lifted reporting restrictions allowing the media to name the teenager, who the court heard had been inspired to carry out the murder by a plot in ITV soap Coronation Street.

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